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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Timo Nieminen
My first thoughts were 'Wow! An iron grip! Also a...

My first thoughts were 'Wow! An iron grip! Also a long grip." As Peter Johnsson says (and also pointed out another forum (http://myarmoury.com), these are characteristic of eastern Baltic/Finnish...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th November 2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Arms and armour is, academically speaking, a tiny...

Arms and armour is, academically speaking, a tiny and unpopular part of the larger fields it sits in. In many universities, there are no researchers who would be interested in such a journal, so it's...
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Articles from sold-out volumes (currently vols...

Articles from sold-out volumes (currently vols 1-3) of Acta Militaria Mediaevalia are available from the publisher:
http://www.muzeum.sanok.pl/pl/dzialalnosc-wydawnicza/acta-militaria
Most articles...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Their http://hdl.handle.net links are supposed to...

Their http://hdl.handle.net links are supposed to work, and to let them change their local address for items and redirect to the new address via a permanent handle. But it doesn't seem to point...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Looks modern, looks Indonesian archipelago (SE...

Looks modern, looks Indonesian archipelago (SE Asian, anyway). Made as is. Doesn't look like any kind of converted spearhead, yari or other.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th October 2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Haven't seen an original of these before, but...

Haven't seen an original of these before, but plenty of replica Chinese pipes in this style, so I'd call it Chinese. I don't know if anybody else in East Asia used water pipes (I haven't seen Korean...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Egerton, An Illustrated Handbook of Indian Arms...

Egerton, An Illustrated Handbook of Indian Arms (1880)
https://archive.org/details/anillustratedha00egergoog
This is the 1st edition; the Dover reprint is the revised and expanded 1896 edition.

W....
Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Marey-Monge, Memoir on Swords...

Marey-Monge, Memoir on Swords (1860)
https://archive.org/details/memoironswordse00maregoog

E.A. Armstrong Military Equipment Catalog,...
Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Their URI above is supposed to be the best link,...

Their URI above is supposed to be the best link, since it lets them change where it is on their network, and the URI will redirect to the new link. But something is not working at the moment.

So,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By Timo Nieminen
If you're asking what they are: A Chinese...

If you're asking what they are:
A Chinese fighting knife, of the kind shown/discussed in http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15217 and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By Timo Nieminen
The various potential "fighting irons"...

The various potential "fighting irons" are:

1. Iron ruler (鐵尺 (traditional), 铁尺 (simplified) , Pinyin tiě chǐ). Short iron bar, with or without distinct grip,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Some more. A jian (usually translated as...

Some more.

A jian (usually translated as "mace", 鐧 (traditional), 锏 (simplified), Pinyin jiǎn), photographed next to the iron ruler (鐵尺 (traditional),...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th October 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Looks like a modern repro/fake to me. (I have one...

Looks like a modern repro/fake to me. (I have one that is similar, though with a longer blade.) The 6th term of Huang Pu Academy would have been in 1926, not 1936. By 1936, the academy had moved and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th October 2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,381
Posted By Timo Nieminen
One sees in many countries a strong emphasis put...

One sees in many countries a strong emphasis put on a selection of traditional cultural symbols in response to modernisation, or colonial domination, or foreign influence. Sometimes new things are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Some more antique sai (mostly Chinese, including...

Some more antique sai (mostly Chinese, including sai/iron ruler hybrids) at http://museum.hikari.us/weapons/
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Downloadable books/articles

As time goes on, more and more publications are digitised and become freely (and legitimately) available online. Not finding any threads dedicated to listing such resources, perhaps we should have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Downloadable books/articles

As time goes on, more and more publications are digitised and become freely (and legitimately) available online. Not finding any threads dedicated to listing such resources, here are some, courtesy...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Thanks for comments/info. Looking at long slender...

Thanks for comments/info. Looking at long slender Palawan barong, I think I want one. The carving on the scabbard of my #6 is nice, but the blade is but a poor shadow of what it should be.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Diamond section is found on Chinese jian maces...

Diamond section is found on Chinese jian maces (among other cross-sections).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,497
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Here are my barong at this time. (1-4 have been...

Here are my barong at this time. (1-4 have been shown before; #3 & #4 are just upthread.) Individual photos, measurements, and comments for each are in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Timo Nieminen
#11: Copper collar. Scabbard is heavy and thick,...

#11: Copper collar. Scabbard is heavy and thick, with MOP. Neutral feel in the hand - a very MOR barong. Except for the copper collar. 6.05mm at the hilt, 4.3mm mid-blade. 656g, 1064g in the chunky...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Timo Nieminen
#6: Tourist barong. Long slender scabbard with...

#6: Tourist barong. Long slender scabbard with lots of carving, with a turtle and something that looks like a rat, and curly foliage. Blade is much shorter than the scabbard, and crudely made and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Timo Nieminen
#1 and #2 were previously presented in...

#1 and #2 were previously presented in http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15389

#1: Mid/late 20th century? My initial guess was 1970s. Blade is uneven - it hasn't been ground enough to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Some barong/barung

An index. Individual photos follow.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By Timo Nieminen
Note the very similar sai in post #10. Overall,...

Note the very similar sai in post #10. Overall, very Chinese. Pommel is in a Chinese style, guard is attached in a Chinese style, the tip is in a Chinese style (also seen on longer jian maces). Of...
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